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good morning. it is monday, march 12, 2012. welcome to studio 57 at the cbs broadcast center. i'm charlie rose. the taliban vows revenge for civilian massacre in afghanistan. we'll go live to kabul and the pentagon for a closer look at the army sergeant accused of killing 16 people. also, there's a new cbs news poll out this morning. it has good news and bad news for mitt romney. i'm gayle king. we'll talk with prince harry one-on-one who opens up about his responsibilities that he and his brother share. >> slowly coming to terms with and accepting the fact that the name can make a huge difference. therefore, you've got to use it. >> i'm erica hill.
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you'll meet a roman catholic priest who has a wife and six children. >> but first as kwee do every morning, we begin with a look at today's eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds. outrage in afghanistan after an american soldier goes on a murderous rampage. >> 16 victims, three women and nine little children. >> the taliban has vowed revenge against what they called thick-minded american savages. >> president obama has spoken with afghanistan's president, offered his condolences. >> after the burning of the koran, this incident, it's going to be tough to mend the relationship. unlike one of my competitors, i have had grits before. [ laughter ] >> the gop battles for the deep south. >> up next tuesday, primaries in alabama and mississippi. >> speaker gingrich to get in or get out. >> santorum was expected to do well in kansas because it's also
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a giant square. >> totally unphased by this. >> it's god's plan. >> true to life? >> true enough to make me squirm. >> i can hear her voice and hear it talking to me and telling me, keep moving baby. >> myself and my brother and wish obviously that we were just completely normal. >> if you pre-ordered the new ipad, you still have to wait. >> rising gas prices up more than 12 cents in the last two weeks. >> all that. >> ladies and gentlemen, start your -- >> harvard, iowa state. west virginia. >> all that matters. >> two on one. three to finish. the alley oop. >> the title of ugliest dog goes to this chinese -- >> i would like you to have this. >> one of your oscars? >> sure. no, i'm just kidding. >> on "cbs this morning." >> you lost, man.
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you don't get no award. [ laughter ] . >> i'm sorry. i'm sorry i let that boy almost touch you. i'm sorry i let that boy almost touch you. it's okay. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." the taliban is promising ee veng for the killing of 16 afghan civilians by an american soldier. that massacre may be the biggest threat yet to the alliance with afghanistan's government. the shootings happened in kandahar province on sunday. mandy is there. >> good morning. there are fear of reprisal attacks against westerners in afghanistan today. the taliban vowed revenge against what they call thick-minded american savages following the killings. >> i cannot speak says this
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villager, overwhelmed after the brutal killing spree by an american soldier. the u.s. army sergeant's rampage began at 3:00 a.m. yesterday. the 38-year-old walked off his remote base and wint to two villages nearby going house to house shooting civilians. nine children and three women died in the massacre. he dragged the boys by their hair and shot them in the mouth this witness says. other villagers say he bundled up the dead into blankets and set them on fire. their charred remains were taken to a nearby american base for investigation. after the shootings, the soldier then returned to his base and was detained by american forces. the suspect from striker brigade was assigned to support a special forces unit engaged in a village stability operation. now, the stability of the entire country has been called into question. afghan president hamid karzai is demanding an explanation from u.s. forces into how this attack could have happened and called
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the incident an assassination, saying the killing of civilians cannot be forgiven. the villagers want the soldier handed over to them so they can ensure justice is done. today, the afghan parliamentarians demanded that the soldier be tried in an open court. that probably won't happen. he'll most likely face a military tribunal. another wave of anti-american hatred could threaten the future of the u.s. mission here. so far all is quiet and everyone is just watching and waiting. >> mandy, thank you very much. we go to the pentagon and national security correspondent david martin. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. the number one question this morning is motive. why did an american army sergeant walk into an afghan village and kill 16 civilians? what appeared to be a cold-blooded shooting rampage drew a harsh reaction from hamid
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karzai. he labeled it an assassination and demanded -- >> in a statement obama called the killings tragic and shocking. he also tried to paint it as an isolated incident, saying the attack does not represent the exceptional character of our military. defense secretary leon panetta said he's saddened that a u.s. service heb is involved. military investigators have been questioning the suspect. an army sergeant based in fort lewis near tacoma, washington. this wassist first tour in afghanistan but several tours in eye rab. he's 38, married with two children and part of a village stabilization program in afghanistan where troops work to develop close ties with village leaders. fort lewis has a history with troubled soldiers. it's where staff sergeant calvin gibbs was recently convicted of killing afghan civilians for
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sport. it's also -- benjamin colton barnes was station. he's an iraq war veteran accused of killing a park ranger in new year's day. his body was later found in the park. the beltway sniper, john allen muhammad was also stationed there. he was executed in 2009 for killing ten people around washington, d.c. just recently, fort lewis suspended its chief medical administrator because of problems with screening and treating post-traumatic stress disorder. as of last night, charlie, the army was still trying to locate the sergeant's family in order to tell them what had happened and they are worried about the family's security. >> so where does the investigation by the pentagon go now, david? >> well, you have to have forensics to make an ironclad case in court. they will be doing that on the scene, doing autopsies on the
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body and recovering the bullets to match with the sergeant's gun. they're also going to now have to look into his mental background because this guy had a number of tours in iraq and now the tour in afghanistan and of course, the question is was he suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. >> as you began this report, motivation, motivation. thank you, david. cbs news consultant jere van dyk has covered afghanistan for years. what are the possible ramifications for this? >> number one, every afghan throughout the country, as well as in pakistan knows today that an american soldier on his own apparently went on a rampage and killed innocent afghan civilians. there is a radio in every single of the 30,000 villages. so what we have here is a lot of complete and utter dismay, fear
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of all the american soldiers, what are they really like, what is going on now. every american soldier has to go into these villages. this is one of the most contentious things. president karzai lobbied strongly against the americans saying we must stop the night raids. americans say they go on because they kill civilians -- able to kill the taliban. now every american is going to be seen as an enemy. equally. mandy said in her report, i think it's so crucial, it's the concept of justice. christianity, the main tenet is forgiveness. it's love. in islam, it's justice. the afghans demand justice. that's why i believe president karzai used the word assassination. it's a barbaric act. he has his own life to worry about and has to show that he is completely on the side of the idea that there will be justice done. what i have experienced over the years, i've seen in talking to people that there are many
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taliban who are taliban precisely because members of their families have been bombed or killed by other means and therefore, joined the taliban. every single male member of these very large extended families ajd most villages are simply clans tied together like knots on a rug. they are going to for their sake of honor, have to find a way to get this revenge. >> they're not at this moment thinking about motivation on the one hand or b, separating this lone act from other american -- >> very good point. i think that most afghans are very, very rational. we tend to think that they are primitive, that they don't -- because they don't have running water, they don't have electricity in the villages. i was in the 1980s as a newspaper reporter. i was struck by how closely they followed the news throughout the world. they paid close attention to the bbc. they know that this is the not
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the american policy. they know this was an individual act. however, those family members will demand revenge. they have to have it for the sake of their honor. for the sake of their families, for the sake of themselves. again, we must never forget that islam rules of this country, particularly in the countryside, the most important thing you will find in a household, the only book you will find this any afghan household is the koran. >> thank you. based on the brink, we'll look at a group of problems that fort lewis will face with correspondent lara logan. gaza officials said two militants and a teenage boy were killed. it is the fourth day in a row that israel exchanged fire with palestinian militants. the cross border violence began on friday. israel killed a militant leader. at least 21 people in gaza have been killed. in presidential politic, the focus is on the deep south as mississippi and alabama hold their republican primaries
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tomorrow. in a cbs news new york times poll out this morning, republican voters nationwide give rick santorum a 4-point edge over mitt romney. 73%, expect romney will win the republican presidential nomination. political correspondent jan crawford is covering the gop campaign. she's in birmingham, alabama, this morning. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. here in alabama, there are more than a few republicans who hope that 73% think romney is going to win are wrong. you hear a lot about southern hospitality. the south has not been that friendly to mitt romney. this time, though, he may have just enough friends if that large conservative block splits between rick santorum and newt gingrich. battling for the key conservative vote in a tight three-way race, santorum suggested sunday it's time for gingrich to stop playing the spoiler and get out. >> at some point it's irrelevant whether he's in the race. i think this race is going to become a two-person race.
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>> santorum has momentum with a win over the weekend in kansas. that puts him well ahead of gingrich in the delegate count. santorum now has won in seven states, giving him 179 delegates. gingrich has won two southern states, south carolina and skra gentleman and has 97 delegates. romney is still way ahead with 428. the magic number to get is 1,144 delegates. a win in mississippi or alabama tuesday is critical for both, but especially for gingrich who is defiant in the face of growing pressure to quit. on sunday, he tried to point out the big differences between him and santorum and predicted another southern win. >> i represent the reagan tradition of very large ideas. he represents being a team player on a washington team. >> split only helps romney who would have an uphill climb in the conservative south. his mormon faith continues to be an issue for some evangelical
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voters. in a radio interview romney was asked point-blank about his beliefs. >> do you as a mormon believe america is the new promised land, yes or no? >> you know, you're going to have to talk to the church and ask what they think about that. there's no question about that, that israel is the promised land. >> romney is trying to fit in on the campaign trail. >> morning y'all. good to be with you. i got started right this morning with a biscuit and cheesy grits. >> one ups manship from gingrich. >> i wanted to reassure all of you that i have had some acquaintance in a variety of forms with shrimp, with cheese, with gravy. i get it. >> if any southerner will tell you, romney didn't quite get it right on the grit. it's cheese grits. not cheesy grits. but grits and gravy like gingrich said? listen, i grew up in alabama. you put butter on grits.
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gravy goes on biscuits. despite this gravy issue, people seem to be cutting gingrich a lot of slack, erica and charlie. they think he is smart, he's visionary and they like that he can take on president obama. so as he tries these big crowds here in alabama and in mississippi, he is saying he's going to stay in this race and he's going to win. >> jan, thank you so much. with us now major garrett, white house correspondent for the national journal. good morning. >> gorn. >> what do you make of this poll? >> well, a lot of voters think romney will be the nominee. they just don't vote that way. that's the fascinating thing about this. the assumption is that romney will be the nominee. but republican primary voters split their votes and go in different directions. romney has not been able to transfer the expectations that he will be the nominee into voting patterns. he gets the same constituency he's always gotten. >> what's interesting to me, half of the republican voters have not made up their minds. 50% at this stage in the
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process. >> 10% less than a couple of months ago but still a sizable amount of republican voters. this, i think, goes to what i said. they hear this inevitability argument. they're not sold. they keep looking for the notion of someone better, more satisfactory to them whose name is not mitt romney. >> what's the change factor in the next several weeks? >> i think it's going to be a split in the south. kind of a mixed result. romney will finish second probably in alabama and mississippi which is respectable. santorum and gingrich will divide them. illinois is a crucial state for santorum. the numbers have closed there narrow limit. it's a toss-up race there. if romney holds off santorum in illinois and says i performed better than you expected in the south, again, this inevitability will continue to go. gingrich won't drop out. santorum will continue and this race will go on i think at least until third week in april.
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>> there's been so much talk for obvious reasons about the economy. there's a new poll out this morning from the washington post which is telling us essentially otherwise. especially among independents who are not happy with the way the president is handle the economy. >> at the white house it's been deflector shield on gas prices. tell people there's not a one size fits all solution. ridicule them by name or implication that they have no intellectual foundation. does not matter. the president is underwater by 39% points on handling of gas prices. 65 disapproval, 26 approval. that's a bad sign. it's taken every number down. satisfaction with the president's approval on the economy. the president has been pre 'em tifl aggressive on the defense and it's not working at least right now >> thank you. great to see you. time to show you some of the headlines from around the globe. usa today reports on a backlash
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against social networking for prison inmates. thousands of prisoners have profiles on a number of pen pal websites. many victims' relatives find it offensive. there is outrage in egypt now that an army doctor forcing female anti-government protesters to have virginity tests witnesses denied the tests were carried out. in norfolk, virginia, the final voyage of the u.s.s enterprise. it was deployed to the mediterranean on sunday. the enterprise was featured in top gun. it is the oldest carrier in the u.s. fleet. if you are itching to get your hands-on that new ipad. keep waiting. they are completely sold out. britain's daily mail said those who pre ordered the latest tablet will get theirs one week from today. diehard fans can can line up on friday. you want too get there early, like today. more heavy rain expected in
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southeast texas this morning. houston set a rainfall record on sunday. severe thunderstorms caused street flooding. up to 5 inches of rain have fallen since friday. the good news here, all that wet weather is finally helping to relieve the ongoing good morning, it is well, of course, we are on artificial time now and we have lost a pit of daylight on the beginning of this monday morning. take a look how beautiful that shot is. we will see the sun before not too long. it is not a bad day, partly sunny through the middle of the day and cloudiness by later on with a 68 degree high. showers, real mild, warm, in national weather report sponsored by starbucks. where you can get the espresso drinks you love hot or iced.
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over the past week, we've been following prince harry at a distance as he toured the caribbean and brazil. now in a face to face interview, harry tells seth doane about growing up royal. >> you can imagine the kind of things i went through at a young age. >> what were they like? >> pretty dull. you'll hear more of their revealing conversation. after one year -- one year after the tsunami, the japanese are moving forward and using lessons learned to prepare for future disasters.
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britain's prince harry has been on a nonstop tour. during a busy weekend in brazil, he did stop to talk with our seth doane. >> of course, it's not every day you get to sit across from royalty. you will hear harry open up this morning about growing up in a rather high-profile family and why sometimes he says he would actually rather not be a prince. we'll have more on that this morning. stay with us. you're watching "cbs this morning." your local news is up next.
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it is 26 past 7:00, now the sun is up on this second day of daylight savings time, 2012 of course, sharon is watching the roads for you, marty is over at first warning weather. >> let's go ahead and take a look at the forecast, showers around dinnertime, widely scattered, 68 is going to be your high, temperatures right now not all that way from 40. here is sharon gibala. good morning. >> good morning, everyone, getting busier out there, another accident on 895 southbound just past the tunnel. also watch for an accident in cockysville there and one in the city on edmonson and fire in the city there. 70 eastbound slow, 32 to the park and rides, 44 miles per hour is your average with a 19
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minute drive time. you are looking at a slow down on on 95 southbound. there is the average speeds on the beltway, the west side slowest at thief 7 miles per hour. this is brought to you by home paramount pest control. back over to you. >> in the news a university of maryland student is behind bars after threatening a mass shooting optical pus, andrea fujii is live on the story. >> reporter: well, don, that student from howard county is now behind bars. according to police 19-year-old alexander song from fulton posted threats on a web site, plans for a rampage that would, kill enough people to make it to national news. the message also warned people to stay away from the mall. song was not armed when police arrested him. he is now awaiting a mental evaluation, don back to you.
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>> a maryland priest who dencommunion ied communion to a lesbian during her mother's family is being removed. the archdiocese has apologized for his actions at the funeral in february. the fbi is hunting for a violent criminal responsible for shooting during two robberies here, cameras show the man robbing the store. police believe he was involved in another robbery last month. the loyola men's basketball team earns their match -- learns their match up. the game was announced on national tv during the selection show yesterday. the hounds, the 15th seed, will play ohio state on thursday, that is the second seed team. this is the first time loyola has headed to the big dance since 1994.
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congratulations to them. and stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station. up next prince harry talks about his life as a ,,,,,,,,
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feel so weird. you know that feeling like you were just nominated for an oscar? what am i talking about. of course you don't know that feeling. >> writing for best original screen play. >> that is so cute. is that before or after the visual effects one? >> congrats on losing to christopher plummer. >> am i jealous of christopher plummer? no. no. whatever. >> where is your typewriter? >> i don't use a. >> do you use a quill. >> i use a computer. >> you go to the mac story need a screen writing program because i need to write this new screen play called -- >> jonah hill and kristin wig on
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saturday night live. welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> prince harry wraps up his first solo royal tour saying "i've had a gas." the prince spent the weekend in brazil where seth doane sat down for an interview you will see only on "cbs this morning." seth joins us via skype. apparently you missed your flight, seth? >> no. i was on my flight, erica. i sat on it for five hours and then they canceled the flight so we got back off. came into this airport hotel which is where i am now. it was a remarkably interesting interview. we sat down with prince harry before he played polo to raise money for his charity. i found him remarkably candid. >> grew up in a family where both your mother and father were active in charities. as a kid, do you remember dinner conversations about that? did that motivate you in any way? >> probably not.
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dinner conversations was the worst about being a child and listening to the boring people around me. you can imagine the dinner parties i had to go to at a young age. >> what were they like? >> pretty dull. conversations with my mother, father, my grandparents, as i've grown up, it's driven me towards wanting to try to make a difference as much as possible. we are -- my brother, myself, we're -- i can only speak for us, we're privileged in the position we are. but with privilege comes great responsibility as they say. the title that we have before our name, what effect that can have on a country, on a charity or whatever. yeah. slowly coming to terms with and accepting the fact that the name can make a huge difference. therefore, you've got to use it. >> do you have to come to terms with that? >> yes, the times that both myself and my brother wish that we were just completely normal. we've been born into this portion. therefore, we'll do what we need
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to do for kids that need it. it really is that simple for us. >> let's a bit about the last ten days that you've had. you've masterfully changed the discussion. when the press was all talking about really where you might party and now they're talking about what a diplomat you are. how do you think you've done on this trip? >> i've come representing my grandmother essentially. i hope that she is proud and everybody else will hopefully be proud of not just me, but we as a group what we've achieved over the last ten days. all the countries, the first time i've visited them and we've had so much fun. to be honest with you, from the word go, i knew this was the way it had to be. the countries that don't -- they enjoy life. everything fun. and you've got to go along with it. you can't sit there with your arms crossed and wearing a tie or whatever. you've got to relax and go with the flow. that's when you first -- you get
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a chance to see what the country and the people are like. with them sharing the warmth, you've got to give something back. >> and this was a taste of the wide ranging conversation we had. we talked about his family, in particular, the queen. we talked about his time in afghanistan and more about this trip which he said was a blur as we sat down yesterday. >> nice job, seth. it sounds like the kind of guy you would like to hang out with except that he's a prince. >> absolutely. you want to have a beer, you want to have dinner with this guy. that was from the moment he walked in. there were a couple of moments where they were limiting the number of questions i had left, the amount of time. you just have time for one question. prince harry said i'll give you two. he was incredibly warm and generous, really, with his time. really just a very cool guy to meet. >> you had some, very strict ten minutes from the minute that he walked in the door. he had helicopters constantly landing during this interview.
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do you think that gave him sympathy for you and he gave you the extra question? >> he actually gave us a little more time. we spent hours setting this up and we had a strict ten minutes from the moment he stepped foot in the door. any little distraction really counted against our time. he ended up giving us about double that amount of time really. but the helicopters started landing behind us and it was kind of ridiculous, kicking up dust and everything. it gave us a moment to connect and chat at a point where you couldn't pick it up on the audio but a moment to chat almost kind of off the record. >> seth, he said that he's certainly not a diplomat. it's clear that he is becoming something more than the reputation that he had before he took this journey. >> this whole younger generation seems to be that way. it appears that the queen, that the palace knew that he was ready to take this trip.
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they didn't push him into anything. everything was carefully choreographed. a gree with you. he hugged the prime minister who threatened to cut ties with the crown. it's clear that he's doing more than just pageantry up there. >> seth doane, good to have you with us this morning. thank you. tomorrow on wednesday you'll hear more of seth's conversation with prince harry. as seth mentioned, it was a wide ranging chat about his family, his life as a soldier and what it's like to be a prince. be sure to be with us for that tomorrow and wednesday. you'll see it only on "cbs this morning." >> one year after japan's deadly earth yak and tsunami, we'll show you the invention that is could save lives when the next disaster strikes. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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they needed 11 fire companies in the medieval castle you saw caught fire. it happened in slovakia over the weekend. the roof and the interior could not be saved. they were destroyed. the castle, by the way, was
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built in the 1300s. >> wow. all of japan stopped for a few minutes on sunday to mark one year since a massive earthquake and tsunami killed nearly 20,000 people. many people there are preparing for future disasters using new safety devices on the market. bill whitaker spoke with one inventor in japan and gave his idea a try. >> good morning. japan learned many lessons from last year's monster quake and tsunami. cities and towns are implementing new evacuation plans, improving building codes and materials, preparing for the next big one they know will come. japan is on the cutting-edge when it comes to technological innovati innovation. on the razor's edge when it comes to natural disasters. sitting atop four tectonic plates. there's a reason tsunami is a japanese word. more than 140,000 people died in the great quake in 1923.
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more than 6,000 in 1995. last year, almost 20,000 died. if necessity is the mother of invention, disaster must be the father. after last year's disaster, shoji tanaka invented this ark he calls noah. made of layer plastic and fiberglass, it's tough enough to -- light enough to ride the waves of the tsunami. >> at $3500, he says he's sold 1500 already with orders backed up three months. seeing the destruction of the coast a.m. city last year, convinced him to be one of the first to buy a noah. >> he told us his 87-year-old mother would be the first to get inside. in the past year, japanese inventors created a bed that's also a boat and a fold up hard hat that sits in your purse. since noah is making the biggest splash, we decided to check it out. i hopped in with inventor tanaka
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for a test ride through the harbor. it can with withstand a drop off a pier and dragged along concrete. >> four people can stay in here for two to three days. it would be quite snug but safe. >> right. >> i don't know if i would recommend it if you had claustrophobia. but otherwise, very secure. even now, you can hear all the water, but it's perfectly dry. this thing is airtight. very snug. we're back. so it's the sort of thing that everyone should have but i think you would hope that you never have to use it. >> of course, he says, but in japan there will be another disaster. and innovative ways to stay safe. mr. suzuki who who bought the pod doesn't know whether it will
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work but he'd rather have it than not. rather be safe than sorry. for "cbs this morning," i'm bill whitaker in japan. >> let me see now. four people, you, your house and the two kids. how do you think the two kids would like it, that close, that tight? >> i don't know that i could do it. that is a tight fit. obviously, given the alternative, you want to have it there and not need it as we heard that gentleman say. that is a tight space. >> it's also interesting, they said the mother would be first, showing the reverence for their elders. >> quite a piece. still, so many incredible stories of resolve and survival coming out of japan eve good morning, it is a beautiful day start, sun is coming up later because we are on artificial time, daylight savings time. 12 hours from now it will only
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taco bell on thursday began selling its new doritos loco tacos, a taco with a shell made out of doritos. it's the new slogan, we hate you. it is being called the most troubled base in the military. we'll look at the recent problems at lewis-mcchord in washington state, home base for the suspect in the shooting rampage in afghanistan. >> lara logan who knows the area well will give insight. its time for this morning's "healthwatch" first. here's dr. holly phillips. >> good morning. today in "healthwatch," the hygiene hypothesis and asthma. it may be surprising, more and more we're learning that being too clean can make us sick.
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it's the hygiene hypothesis. it may be to blame for the rising rates of asthma and allergies. a large study looked at 29,000 swiss and amish children growing up in farming communities surrounded by air bon allergens such as pollen and cow dander. they had much lower rates of asthma and allergies than children in surrounding communities who did not grow up on farm. while nearly 50% of nonfarm population has some allergic sensitivities, the amish children had only 7%. it's thought the exposure to the natural allergens and dirt from the farm trains the immune system to know the difference between harmless and irritants. the younger you're exposed the better. there are other factors as well. for those who keep the environments squeaky clean, it may be wise to remember that a little dirt is a good thing. i'm dr. holly phillips. >> cbs "healthwatch" sponsored by restasis.
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and as gentle as a feather. the duke blue devils are one of the favorites in the ncaa men's basketball tournament. one of charlie rose's all-time favorites. get this, charlie rose.
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duke considered other nicknames, including blue eagles, blue warriors and my personal favorite, the polar bears because there are a lot of polar bears in north carolina. thanks to our folks at mental floss for that tidbit. >> i -- i kind of like blue warriors. that was pretty good. >> blue warriors. >> next time around. >> gayle king is in the control room. what do you have, gayle? >> i have that i like blue devils just fine. thank you, charlie rose. in the aftermath of the killing of 16 afghan civilians by u.s. army sergeant ben tracy will tell us about the soldier's home base which some say is one of america's most troubled. then we'll talk to lara logan about what fears and concerns u.s. troops face in afghanistan. what does it take to be funny? david steinberg has been cracking up people for decades and he takes us inside comedy. talking to the best in the
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business, jerry seinfeld, chris rock. did you feel like a zombie today? yes, i did thanks to now four minutes before 8:00 with sunshine seen across the area. sharch is is focusing on the traffic flow and marty has the weather. >> should be a pleasant day, clouds becoming the headline at 2:00 or 3:00. now sharon gibala at wjz tv traffic control. >> another accident there, another accident in the southbound direction past the harbor tunnel, a wreck in cockysville and another one in this city there and fire
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activity north wolf there. a live look outside that is 95 typical delays there on the left from white marsh boulevard to the beltway, typical delays on the beltway as well. this is brought to you by home paramount pest control. >> in the news some potential violence averted at the university of maryland college park where a student is now behind bars, andrea fujii has more. >> reporter: don, that student from howard county is now behind bars. according to police 19-year-old alexander song from fulton posted threats on a website, plans for a rampage that would kill enough people to make it to national news. the message also warned people to stay away from the mall. song was not armed when police arrested him. he is now awaiting a mental evaluation. don, back to you. >> thank you very much. stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station, up next common misconceptions about what it means to be
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how are you doing? >> me? i'm getting through it. you know, i'm doing as good as i possibly can. i can see her music, but to hear it right now, i can't. >> you can't. >> i can't. i can hear her voice in spirit talking to me and telling me, you know, keep moving baby. i'm right here. i got you. >> first night was the most difficult. first night i couldn't stay there. first night -- the next morning, i woke up and i heard her say, come on home now. come home. when i came back home, i felt humbled. i thought, okay, to stay in the house. >> it is 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this
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morning." i'm gayle king a lot of people glad to see bobbi kristina, whitney's daughter talking for the first time. she seems to be holding up okay under the circumstances. >> i'm charlie rose with erica hill. the american soldier suspected of shooting 16 afghan civilians sunday morning was based an joint base lewis-mcchord outside seattle washington. >> this is the headline this morning there. the seattle times. one of america's largest military bases is also one of its most troubled. national correspondent ben tracy is there this morning. ben, good morning. >> good morning. you know the fears of the fallout from the shooting will tarnish the image of the u.s. military. it's definitely a concern at base lewis-mcchord. so much controversy that this has been called a base on the brink. >> the chilling photos of murdered women and children in kandahar shocked those in this community. military veteran says the revelation that the accused
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shooter came from here is not so hard to believe. >> not really surprised. especially when i heard the soldier was from joint base lewis-mcchord. it was like, it figures. >> the suspect coming from this installation, home to 100,000 soldiers and civilians and more than any other base has come under fire for the behavior of its soldiers. >> it had trouble both in afghanistan with the kill team as it was called of the rogue soldiers who were targeting afghan civilians and also had trouble on the home side when soldiers were coming back. >> the military newspaper stars and stripes dubbed it the most troubled base in the military after a dozen lewis-mcchord soldiers led by staff sergeant gibbs killed for thrills. >> here we are a few months later and another soldier based there in the same area of afghanistan has been accused of
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committing the same civilian atrocities. >> here at home, more violent acts tied to this base. staff sergeant hag man committed suicide after eight deployments. new year's day, veteran benjamin barnes gunned down a park ranger. last month the head of the base medical center was fired for reversing claims of post-traumatic stress disorder. >> the hundreds of soldiers with ptsd now, post straumt stress, the domestic violence has gone up, dui cases have gone up. soldiers are being redeployed at a constant rate. it's finally catching up to them that there is a problem and they don't have time to heal. >> we don't yet know what, if any, role ptsd played. we put a call into the folks for comment but so far the base is not talking. >> ben, thank you very much. chief foreign affairs correspondent lara logan has been in and out of tafghanistan
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for years covering the war. >> good morning. >> the consequences, what might happen next, sort this out. >> the anger over this incident, the afghan parliament is closed as a signal to everybody. what happens in the bigger picture is that the strategic situation in afghanistan, the strategic picture gets completely lost in the midst of something like this that overshadows everything else and shifts the entire debate. so the afghan and the u.s. are busy right now negotiating a strategic agreement meant to be presented at a nato summit in chicago in may and the big stopping point for that has been control of the facility in baghram air base and also night raids. they've reached an agreement on the detention facility.
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night raids are a contention. they're going to raise the issue of jurisdiction, who has jurisdiction over u.s. soldiers who commit a crime on their soil. they see the jurisdiction in the current agreement and the status of forces agreement which is yet to be negotiated. this issue that was off the table will now probably be front and center. >> can you imagine that the united states will change its position on that? >> no. they won't change their mogs on that. they demonstrated that in iraq. it ended the cooperation between the iraqis and the u.s. and if the afghans hold their ground and insist on it, it will be what ends cooperation in afghanistan as well. >> lara, you know that they have vowed revenge. what could revenge look like? it's very unsettling, especially following the continued i will will feelings about the burning of the koran recently. >> this gayle, is on a completely different scale. we're talking about women and children who were sleeping in their homes who were murdered. >> yes. >> so, you know, that's even for
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rational, reasonable afghans who work closely with the united states who would be the kind of bridge between the two nations in a situation like this, there are fewer and fewer of those people left standing because this is so horrific. the taliban, of course, know how to exploit this kind of situation to their advantage even when the u.s. isn't guilty of wrongdoing, they're able to exploit the situation. it feeds their narrative on the country and does their job for them really. it won't be hard to whip afghans into a frenzy over this. the taliban will do everything it can to do so in the wake of the koran burning, there were six u.s. soldiers murdered in cold blood by afghans they were working with or afghans posing as people they were working with. there were mass protests on the door steps of u.s. bases and for a lot of those soldiers out there, that's a terrifying thing. there is nothing more terrifying than a mob that's beying for your blood. that will be raising the
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tensions significantly on the ground. >> lara, what does this do for troops on the ground? could it in any way speed up the withdrawal? >> well, it is possible that it speeds up withdrawal. many americans have lost patience and interest in this war. what they're told all the time is that the afghans are an unreliable partner and corrupt and not worth wasting our time there. many have lost sight of the perspective that afghans have, which is one built by american voices when americans first landed in afghanistan. they kept saying to the afghans, don't worry, we're here to help you rebuild and we're here for the long-term. clearly, that's not the case, ten years is a very short period of time. the u.s. is not there for the long haul. they've made that very clear. they said they're going to be gone and possibly sooner because this is -- let's not forget, an election year. domestic politics to the afghans appears to be driving the american agenda in afghanistan and something that very afghans
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find easy to understand. but that is the case. so given that it's an election year, almost anything can happen. no doubt under a huge amount of pressure right now. >> la good morning, it is a very nice day start. temperatures in the region in the low to low mid-40s. forecast day calls for a high temperature of 68 degrees. it is going to be a nice afternoon. we will start to cloud up through the mid-afternoon, by a little bit afternoon dinner showers around but look how warm, not mild, warm it is overnight. your normal daytime high is now 52. 50 is your overnight low. to the doctor is in our green room. that, of course, is dr. david agus. he has a best selling book, called the end of illness. will show us how to sleep right to make sure you stay healthy. why a president had to apologize for his son of the
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as we looked around the web this morning, we found a few reasons to make a long story short. futurity.org says this is not a good day for work. some people call it cyber loafing monday. researchers say that on o the monday after daylight saving without the s, time kicks in, drowsy employees waste more time on the web than usual. >> like valentine's without the -- >> it's not a bank, erica. daylight saving time. if you are going to hit a police woman with a tomato, may help if your dad is the president of france. president nicolas sarkozy's 15-year-old son and some friends threw things at an officer guarding the presidential palace. the case was apparently dropped after president sarkozy apologized to the officer. >> yikes. never judge a book by it cover. richard nixon apparently had a sensitive side. love letters from the former
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president to his future wife pat are being made public. nixon writes every day and every night i want to see you and be with you. one of her letters says, i'll see if i can burn a hamburger for you. >> maybe a little more to that story. the huffington post reports a priest who denied communion to a lesbian has been suspended. he reported told her "i can't give you communion because living with another woman is a sin." . and sorry guys. looks like oscar winner halle berry will soon be off the morkt. people.com says her fiance has confirmed that the two are engaged. that clears up a long-running rumor. no word on a wedding date. there's another example of never say never. >> true. >> halle berry said time and time again she's been married three times, she said i will never get married again. good for her. >> good for her. >> i know you love love. >> you know i do. >> we love this story. >> we do. if you want to stay healthy,
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it's daylight saving time. i've said daylight savings time. i read today it's daylight saving time. it was so hard to get up this morning. you talk about the importance of sleep and you said it's not so much the regularity. you're saying that it is a regularity, not the less, but the regularity of sleep. >> your body wants to be regular. it strives for that. >> it ain't regular today, doctor. >> even though it's a daylight. >> yeah, yeah. >> it takes time to get back n a regular schedule. disease actually goes up in this country hf it. if you have your lunch today at noon and tomorrow at 2:00, for two hours your body goes into panic mode. metabolism shuts down, the data are real. >> but the thing that got to me, charlie listen to this with both ears. he says napping can be a bad thing. the older i get, the more i think napping is a good thing. you're saying it's not so good. >> they shut the stores at 4:00
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in europe and nap. at times it screws the body up. >> go ahead. >> on the weekend, if you take a nap on saturday, sunday, monday, tuesday, wednesday you're screwed up because your body is expecting to nap. closing the light off in the room at 4:00. healthiest thing in the word. so you say charlie rose, i rest my case? >> indeed. >> when i saw napping can be bad for you, i thought -- >> me too. that's what i thought. ha is he talking about? then i was thrilled to hear he was only talking about regularity in napping is good for you. >> yes, very good for you. >> go ahead. >> you said exercising. i'm going to you all the checklist of things i was concerned about. exercising, sitting down most of the day despite having a strenuous morning workout is also not good. >> no. >> you said it's just as damaging. i don't have a medical degree.
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>> it's amazing. 1953, 26,000 british transit authority workers all weighed the same, lived in the same neighborhood. half were the bus drivers, have were ticket takers that walked around. 60% less disease in the ticket takers compared to the bus drivers. i want you to be a ticket taker and move during the day. the lymphatic that control your immune system, there's no muscle in the wall. >> if i don't do anything the rest of the day, it's a waste of time. >> move during the day, walk, move around. >> exercise, not the problem. it's not moving around during the rest of the day. >> to just move. we're made to walk. that's how we were engineered. we got two of these things that move. >> you want all of us to be healthier. >> yes. >> give us the three most important things to do. one is regularity. i get that. >> one is regularity. that's key. two is eat real food. don't eat processed food, don't have pills and vitamins.
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eat real food. the third is be in charge of your own health. just like you check your socks every day, check your health metrics every day. check your blood pressure all the day. >> every day? >> you go to your doctor. at 1:00 check your pressure. who checks it at night or in the morning. have lots of data. we need to focus on that. i want you to be in charge of your health. there's a questionnaire at the beginning of the book with four pages of question. answer them and go in with those answers to your doctor. >> let your body speak to you. you check it out, it's saying something to you. >> we're in an unparalleled time in medical history. you saw over the last couple weeks, alzheimer's, dramatic advances. it will be a disease of the past in the next decade or so. we need to focus on prevention and delaying disease. you have to know yourself to benefit from the advances and delay everything. >> a vegetarian friend of mine said meat is the new tobacco.
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evaluation. back to you. >> thank you. a baltimore city police officer has been suspended accused of theft. investigators say darlene daughter undercharged her. they noticed her incorrectly entering prices and say her bill should have been more than 400 dollars but she was only charged 100 bucks. the community gathers to mourning a young girl shot. this weekend they gathered to say good bye to her. two boys are charged with shooting her as they played with a rifle. that rifle was later found in the car of a police officer john ward, who has been suspended. they demonstrates that weekend. it brought them together to voice their frustrations about cutting jobs here. last area the postal service slated 3700 post offices and plants nationwide for
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the white house in washington, d.c. welcome back to "cbs this morning." for centuries, the roman catholic church has had a firm rule. if you are a priest, you kanlt get married. but there are exceptions to the rule of celibacy. michelle miller is here with a story that may surprise a few of you. michelle, good morning.
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>> good morning, it certainly surprised me. a number of priests are living lives that are not very different from the family men in their own parishes. it's friday night in denver. doug and lynn brandon are watching the lady buffaloes shoot for a 12-0 record. their twin daughters, heidi and christen, have spent hundreds of hours practicing. their parents spent that time praying. that's because doug is a father. >> while paul encourages celibacy. >> is also four doug. >> when you tell people, i'm married and i'm a catholic priest, what's their reaction? >> they're usually surprised. catholics themselves are surprised. i talk about my wife and my family a lot. and i always have to say, do you know that i'm a married catholic priest before i say, i went to my kids' basketball game the other night. that's a real shock. >> married for 30 years, doug
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has fathered six children and enjoyed a successful career as an episcopal pastor in the protestant church. in 2003, he realized his calling was with the catholic church. >> the catholic church is the fullest expression of what jesus meant christianity to be. i wanted to be a part of that. >> pope john paul ii, issued a little known edict that said protestant priests wishing to become catholic should not break their marriage vows. it took five years of schooling and a blessing from pope benedict to make father doug one of 77 priests in the u.s. converted allegiance to the vatican. >> when he comes home and says to you, i want to convert, what was your reaction? >> i got very mad. and i said, look, how are we going to eat? i was really angry. >> are you going back in? >> that's because in giving up his protestant ministry, father
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doug took a considerable pay cut. the catholic church hasn't quite figured out how to pay a priest with a family. it's a good thing lynn runs the diocese life office. she's the bread winner. last year, father doug joined his new parish, the church of the risen christ. the 45-year-old congregation hosts 3200 families. monsignor ken leone says his parish never heard of anyone like him. >> when they heard about a married priest with a wife and six kids coming, one lady said to me, well, i'll never go to confession to him because don't you know that husbands tell their wives everything. my hope is that as men come in like this, we look at the man, we don't look at the fact of whether he's married. >> i think god bless him. [ laughter ] >> it's different. >> it's something -- it's not
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the tradition that you grew up with. >> he comes with knowledge. he comes with an excitement. >> he comes with a wife. >> that's fine. >> father doug says his marriage and the church gives him a unique perspective. when they walk into that confessional and they're having a row with their wife and they know they're talking to you, he probably goes i know, i know, i know. yes? >> i understand them. and i can talk to them and i can counsel them outside the confessional. i do understand them. but i'm not here to say that a celibate priest couldn't do the same thing. >> which begs the question, should all catholic priests have the option to marry? >> the most we could say is that having married priest like us in the latin rite allows them to look and see how it would work if they wanted to change it.
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>> faith and religion contributor, father edward beck joins us now. i love this story. i love this story. go father doug. i'm wondering for you, father beck, does it bother you that father doug can get mary and you cannot snoo do you want to get married? do you have any desire to get married? >> some of us who are religious priests take vows. it wouldn't be optional for us even if this changed. your parish priests it would be. >> that wasn't my question. my question is do you want to get married? do you have a -- >> at a time in my life. i chose a path that precludes it. not at this stage in my life. what's interesting is you have these gentlemen coming from the ee miss tow coe pailian church and -- usually it's about women priests, gay marriage, they don't agree with it. they come to the catholic church but they come with wives and kids putting into question this
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traditional notion of celibacy in the catholic church. i think it's ironic they're coming to be more conservative if they're bringing a liberal notion with them. >> do you think that they should not become catholic priests. should they have that option? >> it's really good because it's pushing the conversation. what we're seeing is it can work. a guy with a wife, kids as the piece was saying, knows what family life is like. knows what marriage is like. >> unique perspective. >> i think the objective perspective can be just as valuable. if you're not in it every day, maybe you can look at it in a way they can't. >> you've said to us on this program before, part of the beauty in some ways of taking the vow of celibacy is you're not distracted by those other things. does it go both ways here? is it sort of whatever works? >> let me say this. i could not do what i do in the full capacity that i do it and be married with children. it would not work. something would suffer. so the idea of celibacy is
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you're single-minded, single-hearted. you can give yourself to your ministry, to god, to what you do. remember, it came into being in the church because of the sews yoe political reasons. from giving property to their wives and kids and the church didn't like it. it was always a spiritual notion that it had that other overlay that was sews yoe political. >> you said single-minded, single-focused and not being disrespectful. does it lead to a lot of frustration? it seems so unnatural to me for so many people. >> certainly there's a part of that gayle. i think there's something about the denial is before you. yeah, it is hard. there's no doubt about that. but i think you get something else. i become members of families in my parishes. i become intimately involved with people. i think a wife and kids would resent the involvement i have and the commitment if they were
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part of my life. some guys can do it on the weekend. it's a weekend job for them. catholics are used to 24 hours you're there. right now we can. >> father beck, always nice to have you here. >> always. >> the world of comedy, turns out is also changing. david steinberg is here to talk about what makes boy, it is a great picture of this morning, sun is up, still around 40, we are easily going to 68 this day for a high. keep in mind that will occur around 3:00. we are on artificial time. by this evening showers in the ,
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rick santorum beat mitt romney in kansas. he was expect today do well in kansas because it's also a giant square. [ laughter ] i saw that. thought that was funny. from stand-up to acting to directing, david steinberg has been a big name in comedy for nearly a half a century. that's a long time. in his new series, inside comedy, he talks with other top comics like ellen degeneres about what it tikes get a laugh. >> i just did stuff that i
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thought was weird and funny. i would go up on stage and hold up fabric like -- then look at people and then put that down and hold up velvet and then i would put that down and hold up something else. i said, i'm just trying out new material. people would stare at me. i did lots of prop comedy. >> david steinberg, welcome. do you think most people who are really good that you interviewed are naturally funny or is it a learned quality? >> you're born with this. it's in your dna. you cannot learn how to be funny. at that level. >> absolutely right. >> really? you can't learn it. i always thought that humor and comedy is a sign of intelligence. when you think about it, i think most comedians are really very smart. is there anything to that theory? that's the world according to gayle. >> that's a smart theory. it's a subtle theory in that there are sort of intelligent
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comedians who work on a cerebral level and then the blue collar comedians who are filling up stadiums. if you have a sense of humor, that's intelligence. there is no difference by being cerebral. you're intelligent if you have a sense of humor. >> cerebral would be steve martin, say? >> and silly. >> he understood a theory of comedy. >> yes. you have to have -- here's the interesting thing about stand-up comedy. you can't succeed at it without not succeeding in front of an audience. in other words, you have to fail in front of an audience. that takes a level of fortitude that's incredible. no one likes that. >> you got to want it to do that. >> and one of the interviews i did with chris rock, i said, you know, you open at madison square garden. how do you do that? where do you find the material? >> i go to a little place in
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florida, i try it out in front of old jews. if i get them, i can kwocorning the world. >> is there a jewish sense of humor? >> the more suffering you have and the more complaining and stressing you do, the more humor. >> another thing about kpleedians, they come from some tortured childhood and those people make the best comedians. >> yeah. you know that has been a theory. i have advanced it myself. i used to say if you had a good childhood and a great marriage and a few dollars in the bank, you're going to make a lousy comedian. >> but it helps to suffer a little bit. >> you have to come from something. but i'm not sure that that's so anymore. when i started out, to be a comedian was not like a great thing. in other words, if you were dating someone and they brought you home to your mother and they
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said he's a comedian. >> can't you find somebody else. >> what i thought was interesting why your series, you were interviewing people i assume you know. you've interviewed jerry seinfeld, don rickles. i got to see other sides of people that i hadn't before i thought that was interesting. is it hard to interview people you know who do what you do? >> not really. what i wanted to do is not have it just a pe dan particular discussion of comedy. i wanted to hear what they did through the stories, through what they lived through. that's what i think made it unique. >> exactly. >> being funny with me but the story of how much they love what it is that they do. i think what's different about the series is that it isn't this dark side of comedy that everyone talks about. it's a celebration. they love what they're doing. i paired seinfeld with rickles.
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and it's not that they're together in the show. but after interviewing rickles, four months later, i interviewed jerry. he said i know you want to talk about things, but i got to tell you chris rock and i saw rickles last night and if there's any white light coming in comedy from any person, it is don rickles. he started to talk about him. so i put those together. >> johnny carson, this guy as you know, other than bob hope, had the host number of appearances. carson used to always say, talking about comedy is not funny. >> correct. >> but telling stories about comedians is funny. >> exactly. that was carson's style. i learned everything from that. >> you have to give one answer about where your best material comes from, family, politics, life, what? >> it comes from something inside of you. it can come from frustration. >> from observation. >> from observation. >> the best kind.
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>> the best thing is watch what's going on around you. comment on it. if you're funny, it's going to come out that way. >> thank you so much. david steinberg. it airs thursday nights at 11:00, 10:o 0 central on show time. after 71 years, a first for citizen kane. they showed it at hearst castle in california. we'll show you why that,,,,,,,,,
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citizen kane is on nearly every list of the finest movies ever made. one critic who hated it, though, was the man who inspired it, william randolph hearst. as lee cowan reports, the movie had a greeting literally in hearst's backyard. >> as the sunset behind the pacific this weekend, the view from the hearst castle must have been as it always was.
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in fact, as the gates to the mansion were thrown open, you might think it was the 1940s all over again. from the cars to the clothes to drinks by the indoor pool. now, this is what you call a cocktail party. >> it was as if william randolph hearst returned to host the guests himself. the billionaire newspaper tycoon loved sharing his california get away and the life of the party was usually his mistress. actress and former chorus girl, marion davies. their lifestyle was an easy target. soon a hollywood boy wonder named orson welles took aim. the result was citizen kane. >> i don't know how to run a newspaper. i just try everything i can think of. >> charles foster mirrored hearst in the film in many ways. while portrayal was hardly flattering. >> what will people think? >> what i tell them to think. >> the way orson welles characterized who many thought was hearst's mistress marion
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davies was even worse. >> charlie, i want to go to new york. i'm tired of being a hostess. i want to have fun. please, charlie. charlie, please. >> when he found out that this youngup start, was making a film that was in large part, not completely, in large part patterned after his life and his lifestyle, he was not a happy man. he went to war. he refuse today advertise citizen kane in any of his newspapers. he pressured hollywood to quash its release. some suggested that hearst used his influence with j. edgar hoover to begin an fbi investigation of welles. so much hatred for a film hearth maintains he never even saw. >> mr. hearst decided to build here -- >> gets us back to the party. they were all here to do what hearst himself never did. watch citizen kane in a the very
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castle it mocked. all because his great grandson thought it was finally time to bury the hatchet. >> he believed that it was an assault on his character and his way of life. in fact, then it was. but i don't believe at this point it still is. i think people have been able to separate that. >> wendy eidson says rarely has a film been played in such a controversial setting. >> william randolph hearst is probably wondering what's going on tonight? >> i've definitely thought about that. this place does not have a haunted feeling at all. >> the ghost of orson welles might have been here too. perhaps even the spirit of herman mankiewicz, the screen writer who won the oscar for the film. although his grandson says he would be amused by all the if us. >> herman would have been stunned in general by the fact that we're still talking about citizen kane 71 years later. he would have said, did you guys stop making movies? >> if the curtain rose, the
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71-year-old feud finally fell. so who did have the last laugh? no one really. most agree the only winner in all of this was the film itself. citizen kane remains one of the most enduring movies of our time. fiction, not fact. entertainment, not history. a film still defined by a single word. >> rosebuds. >> was it really just a sled? the jury is still out on that one. for cbs this morning, lee cowan in hollywood. you know what this reminds me? >> what? >> movies are such a wonderful art form. >> for sure. whenever i think of citizen kane i think of rosebud. i think of charlie, please, charlie, please take me to new york, please. and here i am. >> look at you. >> thank you, charlie. thank you, charlie. >> thank you. >> i always think it's in poor
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five minutes before 9:00. >> let's take a look at the forecast for today and the next 5 days beautiful, 68 is the high, sun will give way to afternoon clouds, maybe showers, 50 is the overnight low, the daytime high is 52 normally, 76 degrees the high tomorrow, 74 on wednesday, thursday and friday 71, even st. patrick's day, the 17th of march is going to be almost 70 degrees partly sunny, don, take it away. >> p the news this morning a university of maryland college park student has been charged with threatening a mass shooting andrea fujii stays on the story.
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>> reporter: that student us now behind bars, according to police alexander song posted threats on a web site, plans for a rampage that would kill enough people to make it to national news. the massage also warned people to stay away from the mall. song was not armed when police arrested him. he is now awaiting a mental evaluation, back to you. >> thank you very much. an area priest who denied communion to a lesbian at her mother's funeral has been placed on leave for engaging in intimidating behavior. they rewe requested he be removed. they have since apologized. a police officer has been suspended accused of theft. they say her daughter undercharged her for groceries,
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the security there noticed her daughter, who is a cashier there, incorrectly entering prices. the fbi is hunting for a violent criminal responsible for two shootings at two convenience store robberies here. the cameras show him robbing this place and police believe he is one of two men who robbed another store here. he is believed to be in his mid- 30s, weighs 200 pounds. a bill banning smoking in cars with a passenger younger than 8 will be a topic of debate this week there. more amendments on the bill are expected this week. maryland's 26 annual harvest for the hungry drive helps feed the hungry one bag at a time. volunteers help stuff a bus
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